Injury to Callum Wilson against Manchester United means Newcastle are on the hunt for a striker in January (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Revealed! The fascinating stats behind every attacking player linked with a move to Newcastle United - including Liverpool, Arsenal, Juventus and PSG stars

Newcastle are in desperate need of attacking options, but what are the stats behind some of the players linked with a move to Tyneside this month?

By Joe Buck
Monday, 10th January 2022, 12:42 pm

If the defeat against Cambridge United highlighted anything at Newcastle, it showed their desperate need for attacking reinforcements.

Callum Wilson’s injury means there is a great void that needs filled this month.

Lots of names have been thrown about as the solution to this problem - but which players, based on their stats, would be best suited to be Newcastle’s new spearhead in attack?

Quite simply, Newcastle need someone that will help provide goals and assist whilst their No.9. remains on the sidelines.

Here, using data provided by Transfermarkt, we have taken a look at the stats behind the names linked with Newcastle United.

Do any of these stats shock you? Which of these attacking players would best suit Howe’s side?

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